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Recent Publications

UC San Diego Urology faculty, fellows and residents published more than 80 research articles in 2014 and are on track to exceed that number in 2015. Some key articles are noted below.

Erickson BA, Elliott SP, Myers JB, Voelzke BB, Smith TG 3rd, McClung CD, Alsikafi NF, Vanni AJ, Brant WO, Broghammer JA, Tam CA, Zhao LC, Buckley JC, Breyer BN; Trauma and Urologic Reconstruction Network of Surgeons (TURNS). Understanding the Relationship Between Chronic Systemic Disease and Lichen Sclerosus Urethral Strictures. J Urol. 2015 Sep 4. pii: S0022-5347(15)04719-9. [Epub ahead of print]

Liss MA, Deconde R, Caovan D, Hoefler J, Gabe M, Palazzi K, Patel ND, Lee HJ, Ideker T, Van Poppel H, Karow D, Aertsen M, Casola G, Derweesh IH. Parenchymal volumetric assessment as a predictive tool to determine renal function benefit of nephron sparing surgery compared to radical nephrectomy. J Endourol. 2015 Jul 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Motzer RJ, Jonasch E, Agarwal N, Beard C, Bhayani S, Bolger GB, Chang SS, Choueiri TK, Costello BA, Derweesh IH, et al. Testicular Cancer, Version 2.2015 J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2015 Jun;13(6):772-99.

Shalapour S, Font-Burgada J, Di Caro G, Zhong Z, Sanchez-Lopez E, Dhar D, Willimsky G, Ammirante M, Strasner A, Hansel DE, Jamieson C, Kane CJ, Klatte T, Birner P, Kenner L, Karin M. Immunosuppressive plasma cells impede T-cell-dependent immunogenic chemotherapy. Nature 2015; 521:94-98.

Zyczynski HM, Albo ME, Goldman HB, Wai CY, Sirls LT, Brubaker L, Norton P, Varner RE, Carmel M, Kim HY; Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network. Change in Overactive Bladder Symptoms After Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Aug;126(2):423-30.

Parsons CL, Koziol JA, Proctor JG, Zupkas P, Argade S. Heparin and alkalinized lidocaine versus alkalinized lidocaine for treatment of interstitial cystitis symptoms. Can J Urol. Apr 2015; 22(2):7739-44.

Mirheydar HS, Palazzi KL, Parsons JK, Chang D, Hsieh TC. Hospital-based trends in penile prosthetic surgery. J Sex Med. 2015 Apr;12(4):1092-8.

Rakow-Penner RA, White NS, Parsons JK, Choi HW, Liss MA, Kuperman JM, Schenker-Ahmed N, Bartsch H, Mattrey RF, Bradley WG, Shabaik A, Huang J, Margolis DJ, Raman SS, Marks L, Kane CJ, Reiter RE, Karow DS, Dale AM. Novel technique for characterizing prostate cancer utilizing MRI restriction spectrum imaging: proof of principle and initial clinical experience with extraprostatic extension. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2015 Jan 6. doi: 10.1038/pcan.2014.50. [Epub ahead of print]

Kader AK, Liss MA, Trottier G, Kim S-T, Sun J, Zheng SL, Chadwick K, Lockwood G, Xu J, Fleshner NE.Impact of prostate-specific antigen on a baseline prostate cancer risk assessment including genetic risk. Urology. 2015 Jan;85(1):165-71. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.07.081.

Autorino R, Zargar H, Mariano MB, Sanchez-Salas R, Sotelo RJ, Chlosta PL, Castillo O, Matei DV, Celia A, Koc G, Vora A, Aron M, Parsons JK, Pini G, Jensen JC, Sutherland D, Cathelineau X, Nuñez Bragayrac LA, Varkarakis IM, Amparore D, Ferro M, Gallo G, Volpe A, Vuruskan H, Bandi G, Hwang J, Nething J, Muruve N, Chopra S, Patel ND, Derweesh I, et al. Perioperative Outcomes of Robotic and Laparoscopic Simple Prostatectomy: A European-American Multi-institutional Analysis. Eur Urol. 2014 Dec 4. pii: S0302-2838(14)01236-6. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2014.11.044. [Epub ahead of print]

Patel N, Shi W, Liss M, Raheem O, Wenzler D, Schallhorn C, Kiyama L, Lakin C, Ritter M, Sur RL.. Multidrug Resistant Bacteriuria Before Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Predicts for Postoperative Infectious Complications. J Endourol. 2014 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Sur RL, Shore N, L'Esperance J, Knudsen B, Gupta M, Olsen S, Shah O.Silodosin to Facilitate Passage of Ureteral Stones: A Multi-institutional, Randomized, Double-blinded, Placebo-controlled Trial. Eur Urol. 2014 Nov 20. pii: S0302-2838(14)01165-8. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2014.10.049. [Epub ahead of print]


Liss MA, Wang S, Palazzi K, Jabaji R, Patel N, Lee HJ, Parsons JK, Derweesh IH.Evaluation of national trends in the utilization of partial nephrectomy in relation to the publication of the American Urologic Association guidelines for the management of clinical T1 renal masses. BMC Urol. 2014 Dec 17;14(1):101. doi: 10.1186/1471-2490-14-101.

Ammirante M, Shalapour S, Kang Y, Jamieson CA, Karin M. Tissue injury and hypoxia promote malignant progression of prostate cancer by inducing CXCL13 expression in tumor myofibroblasts. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Oct 14;111(41):14776-81. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1416498111.

Palmer DA, Buckley JC, Zinman LN, Vanni AJ. Urethroplasty for high-risk, long segment urethral strictures with ventral buccal mucosa graft and gracilis muscle flap. J Urol. 2014 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5347(14)04546-7. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.09.093. [Epub ahead of print]

Liss MA, Stroup SP, Qin Z, Hoh CK, Hall DJ, Vera DR, Kane CJ. Robotic-assisted fluorescence sentinel lymph node mapping using multimodal image guidance in an animal model. Urology. 2014;84(4):982.e9-982.e14. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.06.021

Kenton K, Stoddard AM, Zyczynski H, Albo M, et al. Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network. 5-year longitudinal follow-up after retropubic and transobturator midurethral slings. J Urol. 2015 Jan;193(1):203-10. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.08.089. Epub 2014 Aug 23.

Motzer RJ, Jonasch E, Agarwal N, Beard C, Bhayani S, Bolger GB, Chang SS, Choueiri TK, Derweesh IH, et al.; National Comprehensive Cancer Network.Kidney cancer, version 2.2014. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014;12:175-82.

Mohler JL, Kantoff PW, Armstrong AJ, Bahnson RR, Cohen M, D'Amico AV, Eastham JA, Enke CA, Farrington TA, Higano CS, Horwitz EM, Kane CJ, et al. National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Prostate cancer, version 2.2014. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 May;12(5):686-718.

Su JJ, Park S, Hsieh TC.The effect of testosterone on cardiovascular disease: a critical review of the literature. Am J Mens Health 2014;8:470-91.

Godebu E, Muldong M, Strasner A, Wu C, Park S, Woo JR, Ma W, Liss MA, Hirata T, Raheem O, Cacalano NA, Kulidjian AA, Jamieson C. PCSD1, a new patient-derived model of bone metastatic prostate cancer, is castrate-resistant in the bone-niche. J Transl Med. 2014;12:275.

Bush RA, Vemulakonda VM, Corbett ST, Chiang GJ. Can we predict a national profile of non-attendance pediatric urology patients: a multi-institutional electronic health record study. Inform Prim Care. 2014;21(3):132-8.

Demirjian S, Lane BR, Derweesh IH, Takagi T, Fergany A, Campbell SC. Chronic kidney disease due to surgical removal of nephrons: relative rates of progression and survival. J Urol. 2014;192(4):1057-63.

Parsons CL. Diagnosing the bladder as the source of pelvic pain: Successful treatment for adults and children. Pain Manag. 2014;4(4):293-301.

Kaplan GW, Brock JW, Fisch M, Koraitim MM, Snyder HM. Urethral strictures in children. Urology 2014;83 (3 Suppl): 371-3.

Patel ND, Chew B, Knudsen BE, Lipkin ME, Wenzler D, Sur RL. Accuracy of endoscopic intraoperative assessment of urologic stone size. J Endourol. 2014;28(5):582-6. doi: 10.1089/end.2013.0707

Lee HJ, Kane CJ. How to minimize lymphoceles and treat clinically symptomatic lymphoceles after radical prostatectomy. Curr Urol Rep. 2014;15(10):445.

Patel ND, Parsons JK. Robotic-assisted simple prostatectomy: Is there evidence to go beyond the experimental stage? Curr Urol Rep. 2014;15(10):443.

Lee HJ, Liss MA, Derweesh IH. Outcomes of partial nephrectomy for clinical T1b and T2 renal tumors. Curr Opin Urol. 2014; 24(5):448-52.

Abern MR, Terris MK, Aronson WJ, Kane CJ, Amling CL, Cooperberg MR, Freedland SJ. The impact of pathologic staging on the long-term oncologic outcomes of patients with clinically high-risk prostate cancer. Cancer. 2014;120(11): 1656-62.

Cohen SA, Mirheydar HS, Parsons JK, Palazzi KL, Liss MA, Chang DC, Kane CJ, Kader AK. Minimally invasive cystectomy is associated with improved perioperative patient safety outcomes compared with open cystectomy in a national cohort. Urology. 2014 Jun 20. pii: S0090-4295(14)00333-1. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.02.048. [Epub ahead of print] 

Sebesta EM, Mirheydar HS, Parsons JK, Wang-Rodriguez J, Kader AK. Primary mucin-producing urothelial-type adenocarcinoma of the prostatic urethra diagnosed on TURP: a case report and review of literature. BMC Urol. 2014;14:39. doi: 10.1186/1471-2490-14-39.

Grigorian A, Ponsford Tipps AM, Derweesh IH, Boles SG, Sicklick JK. Pelvic mass after prostatectomy. JAMA Surg. 2014 May 28. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3948. [Epub ahead of print]

Liss MA, Taylor SA, Batura D, Steensels D, Chayakulkeeree M, Soenens C, Rao GG, Dash A, Park S, Patel N, Woo J, McDonald M, Nseyo U, Banapour P, Unterberg S, Ahlering TE, Van Poppel H, Sakamoto K, Fierer J, Black PC. Fluoroquinolone resistant rectal colonization predicts risk of infectious complications following transrectal prostate biopsy. J Urol. 2014 Jun 10. pii: S0022-5347(14)03744-6. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.06.005. [Epub ahead of print]

Buckley JC, Heyns C, Gilling P, Carney J. SIU/ICUD consultation on urethral strictures: dilation, internal urethrotomy, and stenting of male anterior urethral strictures. Urology. 2014 Mar;83(3 Suppl):S18-22. PMID:24286602

Mirheydar HS, Friedlander SF, Kaplan GW. Prepubertal Male Genitourinary Metastatic Crohn's Disease: Report of a Case and Review of Literature. Urology 2014 Feb 3. pii: S0090-4295(13)01512-4. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24503024

Woo JR, Liss MA, Muldong MT, Palazzi K, Strasner A, Ammirante M, Varki N, Shabaik A, Howell S, Kane CJ, Karin M, Jamieson CA. Tumor infiltrating B-cells are increased in prostate cancer tissue. J Transl Med. 2014;12(1):30. PMID: 24475900

Kopp RP, Mehrazin R, Palazzi KL, Liss MA, Jabaji R, Mirheydar HS, Lee HJ, Patel N, Elkhoury F, Patterson AL, Derweesh IH. Survival Outcomes after Radical and Partial Nephrectomy for Clinical T2 Renal Tumors Categorized by RENAL Nephrometry Score. BJU Int. 2014;114(5):708-18. doi: 10.1111/bju.12580

Raheem OA, Parsons JK. Associations of obesity, physical activity and diet with benign prostatic hyperplasia and lower urinary tract symptoms. Curr Opin Urol. 2014 Jan;24(1):10-4. PMID: 24247174

Banapour P, Patel N, Kane CJ, Cohen SA, Parsons JK. Robotic-assisted simple prostatectomy: a systematic review and report of a single institution case series. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2014 Mar;17(1):1-5. doi: 10.1038/pcan.2013.52. Epub 2013 Dec 10. PMID 24323329

Moriera DM, Cooperberg MR, Howard LE, Aronson WJ, Kane CJ, Terris MK, Amling CL, Kuchibhatla M, Freedland SJ. Predicting bone scan positivity after biochemical recurrence following radical prostatectomy in both hormone-naive men and patients receiving androgen-deprivation therapy: results from the SEARCH database. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2014 Jan 14. doi: 10.1038/pcan.2013.59. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24418913

2011 - 2013

Donat SM, Diaz M, Bishoff JT, Coleman JA, Dahm P, Derweesh IH, Herrell SD 3rd, Hilton S, Jonasch E, Lin DW, Reuter VE, Chang SS. Follow-up for Clinically Localized Renal Neoplasms: AUA Guideline. J Urol. 190:407-416. 2013. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.04.121 PMID: 23665399

Cohen SA, Kane CJ, Juwono T, Masterson JH, Kaplan GW. Urology in San Diego – Its History in “America’s Finest City.” Urology 2013 Aug;82(2):280-3. PMID: 2389609

Goff DJ, Recart AC, Sadarangani A, Chun HJ, Barrett CL, Krajewska M, Leu H, Low-Marchelli J, Ma W, Shih AY, Wei J, Zhai D, Geron I, Pu M, Bao L, Chuang R, Balaian L, Gotlib J, Minden M, Martinelli G, Rusert J, Dao KH, Shazand K, Wentworth P, Smith KM, Jamieson CA, et al.. A Pan-BCL2 inhibitor renders bone-marrow-resident human leukemia stem cells sensitive to tyrosine kinase inhibition. Cell Stem Cell. 2013 Mar 7;12(3):316-28. PMID: 23333150


Kozinn SI, Harty NJ, Zinman L, Buckley JC. Management of complex anterior urethral strictures with multistage buccal mucosa graft reconstruction. Urology 2013 Sep;82(3):718-22. Epub 2013 Jul 19. PMID: 23876581

Men's Health

Eisenberg ML, Hsieh TC, Lipshultz LI. The relationship between anogenital distance and age. Andrology 2013; 1(1):90-3. PMID 23258635

Hsieh TC, Pastuszak AW, Hwang KH, Lipshultz LI. Concomitant Intramuscular Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Preserves Spermatogenesis in Men Undergoing Testosterone Replacement Therapy. J Urology 2013;189(2)647-50. PMID 23260550

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Liss MA, Kader AK. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy: history, techniques and outcomes. World J Urol. 2013 June;31(3):489-97. PMID:23512230

Anderson JE, Chang DC, Parsons JK, Talamini MA. The first national examination of outcomes and trends in robotic surgery in the United States. J Am Coll Surg. 2012;215(1):107-14.

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Kaouk JH, Autorino R,Kim FJ, Han DH, Lee SW, Yinghao S, Cadeddu JA, Derweesh IH, et al. Laparoendoscopic Single-site Surgery in Urology: Worldwide Multi-institutional Analysis of 1076 Cases. Eur Urol. Jun 12 2011. Abstract Full Text

Stroup S. P., Bazzi W., Derweesh I. H. Training for laparoendoscopic single-site surgery and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery. BJU Int. Sep 2010;106(6 Pt B):934-940. Abstract Full Text

Prostate Cancer

Liss MA, Palazzi K, Stroup SP, Jabaji R, Raheem OA, Kane CJ. Outcomes and complications of pelvic lymph node dissection during robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy. World J Urol. 2013 Jun;31(3):481-8. PMID:23512231

Kader AK, Sun J, Reck BH, Newcombe PJ, Kim S-T, Hsu F-C, D'Agostino Jr. RB, Tao S, Zhang Z, Turner AR, Platek GT, Spraggs CF, Whittaker JC, Lane BR, Isaacs WB, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER, Torti FM, Trent JM, McConnell JD, Zheng SL, Condreay LD, Rittmaster RS, Xu J. Potential Impact of Adding Genetic Markers to Clinical Parameters in Predicting Prostate Biopsy Outcomes in Men Following an Initial Negative Biopsy: Findings from the REDUCE Trial. Eur Urol. 2012 May 12. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Full Text

Kopp RP, Stroup SP, Schroeck FR, Freedland SJ, Millard F, Terris MK, Aronson WJ, Presti JC, Amling CL, Kane CJ. Are repeat prostate biopsies safe? A cohort analysis from the SEARCH database. J Urol June 2012 187(6):2056-2060. Abstract Full Text

Stroup SP, Kane CJ. Robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer: technical considerations and review of the literature. ISRN Urol. 2011:p. 201408 [Epub Sept 25 2011]. Abstract Full Text

Ward NT, Parsons JK, Levinson AW, Bagga HS, Mettee LZ, Su LM, Pavlovich CP. Prostate size is not associated with recovery of sexual function after minimally invasive radical prostatectomy. Urology Apr 2011;77(4):952-956. Abstract Full Text

Sun J, Kader AK, Hsu FC, Kim ST, Zhu Y, Turner AR, Jin T, Zhang Z, Adolfsson J, Wiklund F, Zheng SL, Isaacs WB, Gronberg H, Xu J. Inherited genetic markers discovered to date are able to identify a significant number of men at considerably elevated risk for prostate cancer. Prostate. Mar 1 2011;71(4):421-430.

Lu Y, Sun J, Kader AK, Kim ST, Kim JW, Liu W, Lu D, Feng J, Zhu Y, Jin T, Zhang Z, Dimitrov L, Lowey J, Campbell K, Suh E, Duggan D, Carpten J, Trent JM, Gronberg H, Zheng SL, Isaacs WB, Xu J. Association of prostate cancer risk with snps in regions containing androgen receptor binding sites captured by ChIP-On-chip analyses. Prostate. Jun 10 2011. Epub 2011/06/15.

Kopp RP, Parsons JK, Shiau J, Wang-Rodriguez J, Palazzi-Churas K, Silberstein JL, Derweesh IH, Sakamoto K. Prostate atypia: clinical and pathological variables associated with cancer diagnosis on repeat biopsy. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. Jun 2011;14(2):149-154. Epub 2011/02/16. Abstract Full Text

Kopp RP, Han M, Partin AW, Humphreys E, Freedland SJ, Parsons JK. Obesity and prostate enlargement in men with localized prostate cancer. BJU Int. Jul 8 2011. Epub 2011/07/09. Abstract Full Text


Kim H. S., Moreira D. M., Smith M. R., Presti J. C., Jr., Aronson W. J., Terris M. K., Kane C. J., Amling C. L., Freedland S. J. A natural history of weight change in men with prostate cancer on androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT): results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) database. BJU Int. Epub ahead of print, Sep 22 2010.

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Moreira D. M., Presti J. C., Jr., Aronson W. J., Terris M. K., Kane C. J., Amling C. L., Sun L. L., Moul J. W., Freedland S. J. Postoperative prostate-specific antigen nadir improves accuracy for predicting biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: Results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) and Duke Prostate Center databases. Int J Urol. Nov 2010;17(11):914-922.

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Teeter A. E., Presti J. C., Jr., Aronson W. J., Terris M. K., Kane C. J., Amling C. L., Freedland S. J. Does PSADT After Radical Prostatectomy Correlate With Overall Survival?-A Report From the SEARCH Database Group. Urology. Jan 2011;77(1):149-153.

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Nath SK, Sandhu AP, Sethi RA, Jensen LG, Rosario MD, Kane CJ, Parsons JK, Millard FE, Jiang SB, Rice RK, Pawlicki T, Mundt AJ. Target localization and toxicity in dose-escalated prostate radiotherapy with image-guided approach using daily planar kilovoltage imaging. Technol Cancer Res Treat. Feb 2011;10(1):31-37. Abstract

Kopp RP, Parsons JK, Shiau J, Wang-Rodriguez J, Palazzi-Churas K, Silberstein JL, Derweesh IH, Sakamoto K. Prostate atypia: clinical and pathological variables associated with cancer diagnosis on repeat biopsy. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. Feb 2011; Epub ahead of print. Abstract Full Text

Silberstein JL, Parsons JK. Prostate cancer prevention: concepts and clinical recommendations. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. Dec 2010;13(4):300-306. Abstract Full Text

Silberstein J. L., Parsons J. K., Palazzi-Churas K., Downs T. M., Sakamoto K., Derweesh I. H., Woldrich J., Kane C. J. Robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in men with human immunodeficiency virus. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. Dec 2010;13(4):328-332. Abstract Full Text

Silberstein JL, Parsons JK. Prostate cancer prevention: concepts and clinical recommendations. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. Dec 2010;13(4):300-306. Abstract Full Text

Kim H. S., Presti J. C., Jr., Aronson W. J., Terris M. K., Kane C. J., Amling C. L., Freedland S. J. Glycemic control and prostate cancer progression: results from the SEARCH database. Prostate. Oct 1 2010;70(14):1540-1546. Abstract Full Text


Parsons JK, Schenk JM, Arnold KB, Messer K, Till C, Thompson IM, and Kristal AR. Finasteride reduces the risk of incident clinical benign prostatic hyperplasia. Eur Urol. 2012 Aug;62(2):234-241. Abstract Full Text

Stroup SP, Palazzi-Churas K, Kopp RP, Parsons JK. Trends in adverse events of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in the USA, 1998 to 2008. BJU Int. Jan 2012;109(1):84-87 [Epub 2011 May 26].Abstract Full Text

Parsons JK. Benign prostatic hyperplasia and lower urinary tract symptoms: epidemiology and risk factors. Curr Bladder Dysfunct Rep. Dec 2010;5(4):212-218. Epub Sep 2010.Abstract Full Text

Parsons J. K., Palazzi-Churas K., Bergstrom J., Barrett-Connor E. Prospective study of serum dihydrotestosterone and subsequent risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia in community dwelling men: the Rancho Bernardo Study. J Urol. Sep 2010;184(3):1040-1044. Abstract Full Text

Fujita K, Ewing CM, Getzenberg RH, Parsons JK, Isaacs WB, Pavlovich CP. Monocyte chemotactic protein-1 (MCP-1:CCL2) is associated with prostatic growth dysregulation and benign prostatic hyperplasia. Prostate. Apr 2010;70(5):473-481. Epub Nov 2009. Abstract Full Text

Parsons J. K. Lifestyle factors, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and lower urinary tract symptoms. Curr Opin Urol. Jan 2011;21(1):1-4. Abstract Full Text

Kidney Cancer

Bazzi WM, Stroup SP, Cohen SA, Sisul DM, Liss MA, Masterson JH, Kopp RP, Gudeman SR, Leeflang E, Palazzi KL, Ramamoorthy S, Kane CJ, Horgan S, Derweesh IH. Comparison of Transrectal and Transvaginal Hybrid Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) Partial Nephrectomy in the Porcine Model. Urology 2013 Jul;82:84-89.

Kopp RP, Dicks BM, Goldstein I, Mehrazin R, Silberstein JL, Colangelo CJ, Bagrodia A, Bazzi WM, Wake RW, Patterson AL, Kane CJ, Wan JY, Derweesh IH.Does radical nephrectomy increase the risk of erectile dysfunction compared with partial nephrectomy? A cohort analysis.BJU Int. 2012 Jul 3 [Epub ahead of print]. Abstract Full Text

Woldrich J, Mehrazin R, Bazzi WM, Bagrodia A, Kopp RP, Malcolm JB, Kane CJ, Patterson AL, Wan JY, Derweesh IH. Comparison of rates and risk factors for development of anaemia and erythropoiesis-stimulating agent utilization after radical or partial nephrectomy. BJU Int. 2012 109(7):1019-1025. Abstract Full Text

Cooperberg MR, Mallin K, Kane CJ, Carroll PR. Treatment trends for stage I renal cell carcinoma. J Urol. Aug 2011;186(2):394-399. Abstract Full Text

Bagrodia A, Mehrazin R, Bazzi WM, Silberstein J, Malcolm JB, Stroup SP, Raheem O, Wake RW, Kane CJ, Patterson AL, Wan JY, Derweesh IH. Comparison of Rates and Risk Factors for Development of Osteoporosis and Fractures After Radical or Partial Nephrectomy. Urology. 2011 Jul 19. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Full Text

Bazzi WM, Wagner O, Stroup SP, Silberstein JL, Belkind N, Katagiri T, Paleari J, Duro A, Ramamoorthy S, Talamini MA, Horgan S, Derweesh IH. Transrectal hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) nephrectomy in a porcine model. Urology. Mar 2011;77(3):518-523. Abstract Full Text

Bazzi WM, Allaf ME, Berkowitz J, Atalah HN, Parekattil S, Derweesh IH.
Multicenter experience with nonischemic multiport laparoscopic and laparoendoscopic single-site partial nephrectomy utilizing bipolar radiofrequency ablation coagulator. Diagn Ther Endosc. 2011;2011:636537. Abstract Full Text

Strom KH, Derweesh I, Stroup SP, Malcolm JB, L'Esperance J, Wake RW, Gold R, Fabrizio M, Palazzi-Churas K, Gu X, Wong C. Second prize: Recurrence rates after percutaneous and laparoscopic renal cryoablation of small renal masses: does the approach make a difference? J Endourol. Mar 2011;25(3):371-375. Abstract Full Text

Stroup SP, Kopp RP, Derweesh IH. Laparoscopic and percutaneous cryotherapy for renal neoplasms. Panminerva Med. Dec 2010;52(4):331-338. Abstract

Bladder Cancer

Kamat AM, Karam JA, Grossman HB, Kader AK, Munsell M, Dinney CP. Prospective trial to identify optimal bladder cancer surveillance protocol: reducing costs while maximizing sensitivity. BJU Int. Mar 22 2011. Epub 2011/03/24. Abstract Full Text

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Woldrich JM, Palazzi-Churas K, Lakin C, Albo M, Parsons JK. Prostate laser vaporization in men with urinary retention. BJU Int. Aug 2011;108(3):395-398. Abstract Full Text

Parsons JK, Messer K, White M, Barrett-Connor E, Bauer DC, Marshall LM; for the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Research Group and the Urologic Diseases in America Project. Obesity increases and physical activity decreases urinary symptom risk in older men: the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study. Eur Urol. July 2011; Epub ahead of print. Abstract Full Text

Interstitial Cystitis

Argade S, Shaw T, Su Y, Parsons CL. Tamm-Horsfall protein-associated nucleotides in patients with interstitial cystitis. BJU Int. 2013;111(5):811-819. PMID: 23421394

Parsons CL, Proctor J, Teichman JS, Nickel JC, Davis E, Evans R, Zupkas P, Phillips C, Shaw T, Naidu N, Argade S. A multi-site study confirms abnormal glycosylation in the tamm-horsfall protein of patients with interstitial cystitis. J Urol. Jul 2011;186(1):112-116. PMID:21571325

Parsons C. L. The role of a leaky epithelium and potassium in the generation of bladder symptoms in interstitial cystitis/overactive bladder, urethral syndrome, prostatitis and gynaecological chronic pelvic pain. BJU Int. Feb 2011;107(3):370-375. Abstract Full Text

Stones and Endourology

Mirheydar HS, Palazzi KL, Derweesh IH, Chang DC, Sur RL. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy use is increasing in the United States: an analysis of trends and complications. J Endourol. 2013 Aug:27(8):979-83. PMID:23590615

Nowfar S, Palazzi-Churas K, Chang DC, Sur RL. The Relationship of Obesity and Gender Prevalence Changes in United States Inpatient Nephrolithiasis. Urology. Jun 13 2011. Epub 2011/06/17. Abstract Full Text

Rane A., Sur R., Chew B. Retropulsion during intracorporeal lithotripsy: what's out there to help? BJU Int. Sep 2010;106(5):591-592. Full Text

Stroup S. P., Garvin A. N., Irby J., Stroup K. K., L'Esperance J. O., Auge B. K. Practice patterns of primary care providers and urologists for use of medical expulsion therapy. Mil Med. Nov 2010;175(11):883-889.




Kopp R. P., Dato P. E., Sur R. L. Bladder perforation associated with hot tub. J Sex Med. Jan 2011;8(1):321-324.

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Pediatric Urology

Colangelo CJ, Kaplan GW, Holmes N, Palazzi-Churas K, and Chiang G. Ureteroscopy in Pediatric Patients with Spinal Abnormalities. J Endourol. 2013;27(5):545-8.

Woo JR, Sisul D, Kaplan G, Chiang G. Urologic outcomes of pediatric pelvic neuroblastoma presenting in acute urinary retention. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Oct;30(7):662-7.

Marietti S, Woldrich J, Durbin J, Sparks S, Kaplan G, Chiang G. Urologic findings on computed tomography of the abdomen and pelvis in a pediatric population. J Pediatr Urol. 2013;9(5):609-12.

Marietti S, Holmes N, Chiang G. Laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) bilateral nephrectomy in the pretransplant pediatric population. Pediatr Transplant. Jun 2011;15(4):396-399. Abstract Full Text

Woldrich JM, Holmes N, Palazzi-Churas K, Alagiri M, Decambre M, Kaplan G, Chiang G. Comparison of laparoendoscopic single-site, conventional laparoscopic, and open nephrectomy in a pediatric population. Urology. Jul 2011;78(1):74-77. Abstract Full Text

See also Pediatric Urology Faculty Publications